Asia


Asian Shares Extend Global Losses After Wall Street’s Rout

Asian shares were mostly lower Monday, extending global stock losses after Wall Street’s big sell-off on deepening investor anxiety over rising bond yields and disappointing quarterly earnings. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei…

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Asia Stocks Saunter Toward Historic High

Asian shares crept toward all-time peaks on Monday after Wall Street boasted its best start to a year in over a decade, with brisk economic growth and benign inflation proving…

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Asian Shares Near Decade Highs

Asian shares marched towards a decade high on Thursday, on track for their best annual performance since 2009 as investors bet on a bright outlook for the global economy with…

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Asia Stocks Subdued as U.S. Tax Cuts Slug Bonds

Asian markets offered a muted reception on Thursday to the passage of U.S. tax cuts as benefits to company bottom lines were already baked into stock prices, while bonds were…

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Asia Stocks Hit by China, S. Korea Weakness

Asian stocks surrendered early modest gains and retreated from a decade high on Monday, weighed by weakness in the Chinese and South Korean markets, while the euro reached a two-month…

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Asian Shares Off 10-Year Peak, China Hits 3-Month Low

Asian shares hovered below their 10-year peak on Friday while mainland Chinese shares dropped to three-month lows after big falls the previous day on concerns about fresh government steps to…

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Myanmar Says It Will Take Back Rohingya Refugees

Myanmar has agreed to take back hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees who have fled to neighboring Bangladesh, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dhaka said. Bangladesh Foreign Minister…

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Asia Stocks Wilt as China Weakness Dims Mood

Asian shares pulled back on Monday, with investor sentiment hurt by a retreat on Wall Street and a slide in Chinese stocks, while the euro skidded after German coalition talks…

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Asian Shares Gain, Mueller Report Hits Dollar

Asian shares clawed back most of their weekly loss after rising firmly on Friday as strong Wall Street earnings and a step forward on U.S. tax reform brightened the mood,…

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Japan Leads Asian Shares Higher, Oil Prices Steady

Asian shares rose Thursday, led by Japan, while oil prices were steady despite a second straight day of overnight losses on Wall Street. Analysts said that despite the rebound it…

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Asian Stocks Skid as Oil Woes Sap Sentiment

Asian stocks stumbled on Wednesday after weaker crude oil prices took a toll on Wall Street, while the euro kept big gains after enjoying a boost from robust German economic…

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